Woonsocket City Council Regular Meeting - Dec 05 2022

 

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City Council Regular Meeting - Dec 05 2022

 

 

 

A second Memphis cop involved in the Tyre Nichols traffic stop has been relieved of duty. On Monday, Memphis police said an unidentified officer and police officer Preston Hemphill were relieved of duty while the investigation into the Nichols' beating continues. Also on Monday, the Memphis Fire Department announced it fired three fire personnel involved in the traffic stop that led to Nichols' death       At least ten people are injured in central Florida after a drive-by shooting in a neighborhood on Monday. Police in Lakeland report two have critical injuries and the rest have non-life-threatening injuries in what's believed to be a targeted attack. Investigators say they found pot at the scene of the shooting. Authorities are still looking for the suspects.        President Biden wants to end two emergencies related to the covid-19 pandemic on May 11th. On Monday, the White House informed Congress that both the national emergency and public health emergency will come to a close, ending most of the COVID relief money. Republicans are working to end the emergencies earlier.       Cindy Williams, the actress who played the Shirley half of Laverne and Shirley, is dead. Williams gained fame in the sitcom that was at the top of the ratings in the mid-1970s. She was 75 years old and died at her home in Los Angeles.       Super Bowl 57 is the first time in history that two Black starting quarterbacks will face off against each other. Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs and Jalen Hurts of the Philadelphia Eagles will go to battle in Arizona on February 12th. This will be Mahomes' third time playing in the Super Bowl while Hurts will be making his first appearance.        The Powerball jackpot sits at more than 600-million-dollars. The top prize for tonight's drawing is going to be at least 613-million. The cash value is 329-million bucks. There hasn't been a Powerball jackpot winner in several weeks. Folks who want to watch the drawing live can do so by going to powerball-dot-com.